Workouts continue on MARS this week Tuesday 6:15 am/Thursday 6:15 am/Sunday 7:30 am (members can see TeamSnap calendar for details).  If you would like to try us out, download a waiver and pay $5.  Click here for details.

The MARS FUN RUN SERIES continues this week Tuesday May 5 at 6 pm.  The next run will start at the Fairy Vista Trail parking area off Highway 60 (turn in at the sign for Santa’s Village/McDonald’s.  Details of the series can be found below.

MARS Fun Run Series

Results of Fun Run #1 can be found here and here.

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Our friends at the Limberlost Challenge are offering an opportunity to preview the 14K course on May 30 at 10 am (meet at parking area just past front gates). There are two groups going out at 10:00am. One group will be led by Neil Jefferson and will take around 2 hours 45 minutes, stopping at all the intersections to let everyone catch up. Lowell and Katharine will lead the faster group. They will stop at the three aid stations – 3.8km, 5.6km and 8.6km.

Don’t forget our the awesome Band on the Run.  It’s around the corner.

Kyra Watters is offering TRACK WORKOUT WORKSHOP (FREE)

WEDNESDAY MAY 13th, 2015 at 6:30 pm at Lion’s Lookout Track

The workout will address leg endurance & strength, upper body strength, core strength and overall muscular balance. It is a circuit style program that is done on the track, however it could work for most running routes. This style of training, done once per week, will help you maintain muscle mass, hopefully avoid injuries, and make you a stronger & faster athlete.

Included: Detailed instruction and coaching, and printed copies of workouts.
What to bring: water, workout attire, yoga mat or towel, one set of dumbbells OR one kettle bell OR one medicine ball * a weight that is challenging, but you are still able to lift it over your head.

Participation is at your own risk.

PLEASE RSVP by Tuesday the 5th of May.

Finally, a reminder that XC season is around the corner.  Cross Country Running is a summer sport played in the fall.  Run your first ever Masters XC race on us (free registration, free transportation).  The TeamSnap calendar now has updated workouts taking us through to November 28 Canadian Championships. Our fall race series will include the following races:

Taylor Creek 5K Cross Country – Sept 27

Muskoka Mud Run 5 or 9K – October 3

Sunnybrook Park 8K – November 1

Ontario Cross Country Championships – Etobicoke – Nov 15

Canadian Cross Country Championships – Kingston ON – Nov 28

See you on the roads…

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